4 what it’s worth….

It started with a message, like it does for most- my mother's voice breaking, saying I needed to call her, her tone saying more than her words ever could. The call was short,her dad, my "poppa", was dying, and wanted me to come home. The  unbearable back pain thought to have resulted from a slipped disc, had …

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The lessons of 15 minutes of “fame”-observations from the desk of the Talk Show Idol

*What is more telling than the people who have congratulated you,are the people who have not. * With the smallest amount of "celebrity" comes the expectation from others that you suddenly have some sort of power. *  Two faces are not in short supply, nor are catty, snide and infantile remarks *   People hate winners, and …

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The reality of being the Talk Show Idol Winner

Ahhhhh...I love radio!!! Where else could you appear for a brief interview wearing an old Canucks tee,boy shorts and yesterdays makeup? Did a call in to the Phillip Till show sitting on my bed, with my toddler outside pounding on the door- very fun to finally speak to the great one.......he joked about me filling in for him due …

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Laila Yuile-CKNW Talk Show Idol Winner

You might find it ironic that someone who just won a talk show compeititon has nothing to say, but it's true. Everyone is in bed, I am alone in peaceful silence and filled with profound happiness, gratitude and hope.  Thank you, my friends, thank you. Until tomorrow.....7:18am-Phillip Till interview.

Laila Yuile- CKNW Talk Show Idol Finalist!!!!!!

CKNW commentator, Tom Jeffries anounced on-air today that I have officially secured a seat as one of the two finalists for the May 27th finals to be the first CKNW Talk Show Idol !!  I am honoured to have been in the company of  some incredibly talented and professional competitors,and congratulations to everyone for putting yourselves out there.If …

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no news is good news?

Havn't heard a thing from the folks at CKNW, although the photo's and bio's were taken down late this afternoon. One can safely assume this means the voting is completed. I was hoping  we'd all hear today, but looks like we'll have to wait until the next round on Sunday.  I'm going to have a  drink, and …

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Dorian Netolicky on Till morning show

Woke up to the morning news on CKNW, ( just imagine waking up to Phillip Till)and heard a Talk Show Idol contestant( don't know if he was eliminated)  giving a report on cruise ships as reporter for CKNW!! He is a BCIT broadcasting student, sounds great on-air, and previously interned for team 1040. I don't know …

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Paths

 I have been told many times  in the last couple of months that I am such an" inspiration to others", and I have to say, I'm feeling like a fraud. Not because any of what I've had served on my plate of life is untrue, or false, but because there  are  millions of people going through …

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” It’s the Laila Yuile Show……..”

          Show day, its a little different going in today, knowing that to move on , I HAVE to be the BEST, not just one of the top two...... more pressure, but I love it.  It's been good for my kids to watch me  go through the experience,  for them to know and see that anything is possble, …

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